Meeting & Event Planners

Find all the information you need for planning a meeting or event in Washington, DC

Where to Eat Near the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is one of the top meetings venues in the nation’s capital. Fortunately for conventioneers, it also happens to be surrounded by one of the city’s fastest growing restaurant scenes . We’ve compiled some of the top dining hot spots in the neighborhood below...

Espita Mezcaleria - Shaw - Washington, DC
Innovation Capital: Meetings & Conventions in a Tech Hub

Ranked as the third best tech city in the nation in Cushman & Wakefield’s Tech Cities 1.0 report , Washington, DC offers a unique opportunity to elevate your meetings and conventions to the next level. Take advantage of access to expert speakers, federal policymakers and industry sponsors for...

Innovation Capital - Meetings & Conventions in a Tech Hub - Washington, DC
Places to Stay

The Washington, DC metro area offers plenty of great accomodations for your next meeting. Discover all of the area's wonderful hotels . Marriott Marquis, Washington, DC Connected by underground concourse to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the Marriott Marquis features 1,175 guest rooms...

Marriott Marquis Washington, DC - Convention Center Hotels
Meeting in America’s Most Educated City

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC is the most educated city in the U.S. It also happens to be a great place to host education-related meetings. With its educated workforce, commitment to lifelong learning, policymakers and industry associations, the DC region is booming with...

Meeting in America's Most Educated City - Education Meetings and Conventions in Washington, DC
Hotels Coming Soon

The Pod Hotel – Winter 2016 245-room hotel in Penn Quarter Value pricing Two-level restaurant • • • The LINE – Spring 2017 220-room hotel in Adams Morgan Restaurants from award-winning chefs Erik Bruner-Yang & Spike Gjerde Indoor pool, sauna, steam room and event space • • • L’Enfant Plaza...

Canopy by Hilton and Hyatt House at the Wharf - Hotels Coming Soon in Washington, DC
Biotech & Pharma in the Capital Region

The Washington, DC metro area is the perfect destination for biotech and pharma-related meetings and conventions. Overall, the concentration of resources and funding breed and attract top talent, ensuring biotech will thrive in the DC metro area. Read on to learn why DC has become a top destination...

Biotech & Pharma in Washington, DC - Meetings and Conventions in a Flourishing Life Sciences Hub
The 10 Largest Hotel Ballrooms in Washington, DC

Big meetings require a lot of space. While the Walter E. Washington Convention Center offers the city’s largest ballroom at 52,000 square feet, DC hotels also provide a trusted range of great options. If you’re looking for a luxury ballroom, a window-filled space or a venue based on location, then...

Marriott Marquis Meeting Space - Washington, DC
Welcoming International Visitors

Washington, DC welcomes all legitimate international travelers to meet in the nation’s capital. However, there’s no doubt that factors within the current administration’s policies are impacting the travel industry. Learn more about efforts with the U.S. Travel Association and other industry...

IPW Tradeshow Floor - IPW 2017 in Washington, DC
Knowledge Hub Industry Press Coverage

Matt Swenson of Connect features Washington, DC’s assets in the technology space as well as city developments and updates. Connect, Aug. 7, 2017 : Washington, DC: An Innovation Capital Greg Oates of Skift highlights DC in a report on “Inclusive Innovation,” and references Destination DC’s white...

Knowledge Hub Industry Press Coverage - Plan Your Next Meeting in Washington, DC
Success Stories

World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Meeting Year: 2021 Attendance: 5,000 Ambassadors: Dr. Gil Wernovsky and Dr. Jeffrey Jacobs General Session of the International Association for Dental Research Meeting Year: 2020 Attendance: 6,000 Ambassador: Leslie Zeck International...

Large meeting outside of Convention Center